Second-hand bookshop at the Birmingham Back to Backs

Second-hand bookshop at Birmingham Back to Backs

The second-hand bookshop at the Birmingham Back to Backs stocks a wide range of new and used books and helps raise funds to care for these much-loved buildings.

Where is the bookshop?

Set in the heart of Birmingham's gay and Chinese quarters on Hurst Street, Court 15 Books at the Birmingham Back to Backs is one of Birmingham's only second-hand bookshops. The postcode is B5 4TE.                                                         

What kind of books does it sell?

The second-hand bookshop at the Birmingham Back to Backs stocks a wide range of both new and used books. Including fiction, non-fiction, children’s, young adult and a variety of local history books, you’re bound to find your next read at Court 15 Books.

How can I donate books?

If you’d like to donate your pre-loved books to the bookshop at the Birmingham Back to Backs, you can drop them off during opening hours. If you’d like to arrange dropping off a book donation out of hours or a large collection, please email backtobacks@nationaltrust.org.uk

We accept donations of all kinds of books and would particularly like books relating to the local area and history of Birmingham.

Can I volunteer at the bookshop?

Yes, we are looking for volunteers to help out at our second-hand bookshop in Birmingham. Whether you’re looking to get experience for your CV, a university student with some spare time, getting back into work or looking for a new hobby, we would love to have you as a volunteer. Volunteering for the National Trust is a great experience at any age. To register your interest, please send an email to backtobacks@nationaltrust.org.uk

Please note, you'll need to be over 18 years of age to volunteer at the Back to Backs.